This document details the additional design criteria, social activities, care and support services to be provided in very sheltered housing schemes offering accommodation to older people living with dementia. Issues covered include personal care, medication, staffing, quality of life, involvement with the community, and building design.
Discussion paper highlighting the specific experiences of refugees and asylum seekers with social care needs and making recommendations to enable services to meet their needs more fully.
The objective of this project was to describe and explain the relationship between age and living standards in later life: exploring how sensitive this relationship is to the questions being asked; and the extent to which the experience of individuals changes as they grow older.
The report is based on analysis of deprivation questions from the Poverty and Social Exclusion survey and the British Household Panel Survey.
Survey assessing what progress has been made in alleviating social problems in the areas of welfare, employment, education, health, crime and community.
Paper reviewing evidence from national and international literature regarding which services are effective and/or cost-effective for informal carers of older people.
Document laying out the priorities for the next stage of the National Service Framework for older people in England which are grouped under three themes, Dignity in Care, Joined-up Care and Healthy Ageing.
This stage comprises ten programmes driven nationally and spans the second half of the ten-year National Service Framework.
This short report provides an overview of Choosing Health, the Government’s recent public health White Paper, from a public mental health perspective. It aims to identify both the gaps and opportunities in the White Paper and to provide a framework for addressing these.
This BBC radio programme looks at elder abuse, its characteristics, causes and approaches to try to reduce it.
Video featuring a case study illustrating independent living for older disabled people in the community.
Workbook intended to help local authority and health partners gather data from across the whole system to assist capacity planning and inform local commissioning plans when considering older people's services.